420 468. Reports of accidents, injury and death.— All cases of accident, injury and death occurring on the railway shal the be mentioned in the General Diary and~by Inspector in his diary. IV. MLSCI3LLANEOUS INSTRUCTIONS. 469. Unclaimed property.— Unclaimed property should be made over to the station-master for disposal. 470. RaIlway Servants as witnesses.— When Railway subordinates are bound over by the Police to appear as witnesses, the district officer of the department concerned should ~e informed and he will arrange for their relief. 471. Railway Police not to purchase tickets for passengers.— The Railway Police are strictly prohibited from havinganything to do with the parchase or sale of tickets or collection of excess fares demanded from passengers, otherwise than as provided by the Indian Railways Act, 1890 (IX of 1890). 472. Civil or Criminal proceedings against Railway servants.— Officers and men of the Railway Police are prohibited from institu- ting any civil or criminal proceedings in their private capacity against a Railway official or servant without the permission of the Superinten.. dent, Railway Police. 473. Watching district criminals and foreigners.— When persons, known to be registered criminals of the District Police or suspected tobe criminals, are found travelling, they should be carefully watched and information passed on to the local police of the place to which they are travelling by any available means of coin- munioatioli viz., Telephone, Radio or Telegram. 421 474. FestIvals.— A list of festivals held near the railway hue, detailing the Police arrangements to be made should be kept in every Railway Police Station. In the event of any festival or large gathering not included in the list, being held, the Inspector should give timely infor- mation to the Superintendent. 475. lost rneys ofthe Governor ofTamil Nadu and other Very Important Personages.— The following security arrangements for will be g~ade the Governor ofTamil Nadu— (1) .Thurney by raiL— When the Governor travels by special train,the platforrnjplatforir which the special train touches at all Raih~ayStations where lie doc. not halt to alight should be kept clear. 0.0. Ms. 42~,Home, 9th February 1956, and, 2405 Home 26th August 1958. (2) When the Governor travels by ordinary train, by one Head Constable and two Police Constables carrying short lathies will be on duty on tFe platformopposite the compartment of the Governor to guard against any unauthorised or undesirable person gaining access to the compartment, at the same time, taking particular care to avoid unnecessary interference with the travelling public. (3) An Inspector of the Railway Police should travel in the same train as the Governor, and a Deputy Superintendent of Police or the superintendent of police should receive and see the Governor off at the Stations of alighting and boarding the train. (4) One Head Constable and one Police constable in plain clothes (from the Railway Police) will travel in the compartment adjoining (next behind away horn the engine) the Govneror’s Compartment. The Head Constable will be armed. At all train halts the Head Constable and the Police Constable will alight, take up position one on each sida of the Governor’s Compartueflt and lccep a watch for the apploach nf undesirable persons. 422 (5) Journey’s by road.— A pilot car, with a red flag, in the charge of an Inspector will preceds the Governor’s car on all journeys by road. (6) The Pilot Car should be fitted with a siren. It should be capabk of travelling as fast as the Governor’s car is driven, irrespective of the condition of the roa& (7) The officer acting as Pilot should so regulate his distance from the Governor’s car that dust does not affect it, i.e., on open mofussil roads the Pilot Car will keep well ahead of the Governor’s car. While in towns and on tarred roads, the Pilot Car will drop back to within 100 metres or so, of the Governor’s car. (8) The Officer in-charge, of the Pilot car should see that the Gover- nor’s cans not held back unduly and should be primarily responsible for setting the pace in consultation with the senior Police Officer present and the Private Secretary to the Governor or Aide--dc-Camp in waiting accompanying the Governor. (9) ~ Whenever the Governor has to travel by car during night time in the course of his tours in the districts, an advance pilot flying, an yellow flag in addition to the usual Pilot with the red flag should be provided. The flags should be illuminated. P Dis 2/HBI)72 dt 5th August 1972~ (b) The Special Branch Officer acting as guard will normally travel in the Pilot car. (c) The Officer acting as Pilot should not drive the Pilot car himself. (d) Care should be taken to see that such private individuals who follow the Governnor in their cars on road journeys, keep behind the escort car and are not permitted to overtake the car in which the Gover- nor is travelling. 423 (e) E’scort.—’Fhe Superintendent of Police, or the Divisional Officer, will travel in the escort car immediately behind the Governor’s car. (f) The escort car will fly a white flag. (g) The car must be capable cf keeping up with the Governor’s car at all times. ‘I he Officei in-charge c I ftc escc rt car sI cu k’ not drive it himself. He is, however, responsible t~r tFe car maintaining the proper distance from the Governor’s car according to circumstances. (h) A staff of one Reserve Sr b-Inspector, one Head Constable and four Constables will also travel in a car, immediately behind the car in which the Superintendent of Police or the Divisional Officer travels. (10) Journey by air.— For the Governor’s journeys by air, a Police Guard should be posted for guarding the aircraft and Police bandohust should be arranged to keep the landing ground clear. 1) Public bandobust.— (a) The first duty of the Police is to safe-guard the Governor’s person; the second is to afford him and his party free passage along the road but to allow as many persons as they wish to see him passing. Road bandobust should be redu ced to the minimum necessary to keep the road clear of dangerous or irritating obstructions. On rural drives or other surprise visits, there is no necessity for any Police arrangements whatever. Intowns or atformal or social functions such arrangements should be restricted to the minimum andjudicious use should be made of plain clothes men. No attempts whatever should be made to stop traffic or pedestrains on the Governor’s route but Ffthe Governor is paying a pre -arranged visit to an institution, drivers of vehicles should be asked not to cause congestion by stopping near the entrance to the institution at the timeof the Governor’s arrival or depar- ture. It is, however, emphasised that discretion is left t0 the Superin- tendents of Police concerned to increase the normal bandobu St should local conditions warrant such a course. 424 (b) At all public entertainments an Officer ofand above the rank aof a Deputy Superintendent of Police who is in-charge of the Police ~ argen~er.tSsl’cild’he in close attendance on the Governor. 12) Guardsfor residence (when on tour).— Aguard for the residence of the Governor while on tour will be provided by the Superintendent if considered necessary and if local Conditions warrant it. (1 3) The followingsecurity arrangements will be made for the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu :— (a) Journey rail.— Two plain clothes Head Constables of the Railway Police wil1 travel in the compartments in the front and in the rear of the Chief Minister’s compartment. Whenever the train halts for sometime, one Head Constable will alight, station himself on the platform side at a reasonable distance from the Chief Minister’s compartment and keep watch to prevent the approach of undesirable persons. The other Head Constable will alight on the off-side and watch the Chief Minister’s compartment. (C.O. R. Dis. 168~4/HB1/70 dated 26th May 1970.) (b) Journey by road: (i) Pilot. One Pilot Officer (Inspector) armed with a revolver one Head Cons- table and one Police Constable both carrying lathies only. (ii) Escort. 1 Reserve Sub-Inspector. 1 Head Constables. 4 Police Constables. (~)Guarth for residence (i.e.), when halting in Ira yeller’! bungalow. etc. On toUr. I Head Constable. 425 (~)At Head quarters I Sub-Inspector. Head Constable Noa-Commissioned Officer and 8 PolIce Constables (2 at a time.) .O.Ms. 3201, Home, dt 6th December l9~7) (d) Publicfunctions— The Superintendent of Police concerned will apart from providing a sufficient number ofuniformed men required for main tenance of order in such meetings also post an adequate number of neatly dressed muftimen as miy be necessary to afford the maxi- mum protection to the Chief Minister, Public pickets of workable size may be posted at vulnerable place so as to reach Sore spots quickly and assist the uniformed personnel in case of emer- gency. (e) Functions Inside closed halls.— A plan must be drawn up, showing clearly the entrance gate, number of exits bolconies basements, roof and ventilators, side- rooms if any, to the main hail of the function. alectric installations and other vulnerable point and all these places must be guarded by uniformed and plain clothes personnel. There should be an adequate sprinkling of plain clothes personnel among the audience also. (f) Routine lining.— No route lining will be done at any time, either in Madra3 City or other towns, without the express sanction of the Govern- ment. (14) The following security arrangements will be made for Ministers of the Tamil Nadu State (other than the Chief Minister): — 426 (a) JourneY by rail.— One plain clothes HI’ad Constable of the Railway Police will be provided for general duty. He will travel jfl the unreserved I~ Class compartment closest to the Minister’s compartment ~either behind or ahead of it). Whenever th. train halts for ~om~time the Head Constable will alight from the train on the platform side and station himself at a reasonable distance from the Minister’s compartment to prevent the approach of undesirable persons. If the train halts only for a few minutes the Read Constable will get down on the platform and look forward at the Minister’5 compartment. 0, 0. M~,No, 1521, Home, 3rd Jufle 1957. (b) Journeys by Road: (I) Pilot. Nil (ii) Esoort, Mi!. (An escort consisting of I Reserve Sub-Irspector, I Head Constable and 2 Police Consta- bles will be provided only if speci- fically asked for ~bythe Minister concerned). (c) Guard- for residence (i.e. when halting iu troveller’s bungaloH s (i) on tour. IHeadCcnsitable. 4 Police Cons- tables. (ii) At Headquarters Guards should be pyovided !rteS- pec~ive of whether specifically asked for by the Minister concer- ned or not. (d) Public funclions.— tS to post a large unifrornd The Suerintendeut of Polioe, Will, apart horn the usual number of m mufitmen in arrangrnen bandobU~t ake, suitable suoh a manner asto afford tke maximFm neatly dressed protection to the Minister. 4” (e) Route lining— No route lining will be done at any time either in Madras City or jn other towns, without the express sanotion of the Governmcnt~ Lvplana lion— For the purposes of this Police Standing Order, the term ‘Minister includes the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and the Chairman of the Legislative Council, (0. 0. Ms. Mo. 1521 Rome 3rd June 1957.) (14) The following rules will apply to all special trains of compartments conveying persons of high position, e.g., Ministers, of thc Central and othei State Governments in the Indian Unjon;~ (a) (i) A Railway Police Guards of two Constables armed wtth short lathieswihl travel in the spe.ccial train in a compartn~ent as near as possible to the compartment in which the high Person age travels. This Guaid will be relieved at thejirst halt in eaoh Railway Police Circle. stopping stations.— (ii) Dulies of the g~iarda~ Where the train halts for any length of time. one Contable will immediately take up his position on the platfrom near the Compartmontand prevent any unauthorised person from approaching it, and will keep any crowd whiohi may gat~eiat a reasonable distance from it. The second constable will be posted on the off side of the compartment. When the train is about to start the Train Guard will fall back to their oompartment. (iii) If the halt is only for a shortt!me., Say, only two or three minutes, or if the train stops outside a Station on account of signals or any other cause, the guaid will not bn mounted at tire compartment itself but one Constable will get out on each side of the compartment and look along the train towards the compartrneut. 428 (b) At Railway Stations wnere the person of high posi- tion entrains or detrains the platform and entrance to the station should be kept clear of all persons other than those authorised to be present. (c) At Railway Junctions or other large Stations where the special train or compartment stops the Railway Police Sub-Inspector having jurisdiction will post Constables on the plat- form to augment the Train Guard to the extent necessary. td) If a long halt is made at any Station and the hign personage continues to occupy the train on a siding, the Train Guard will mount guard on the compartment occupied by the hign porsnage and the Railway Police Sub-Inspector having juris~ diction will arrange reliefs. (e) When the empty special is stabled with luggage in it, one Constable wittl lathi will he posted as Sentry on each side of the main compartment and relieved every three hours. (0 H any Station a large crowd is expected to meet the higri personage on platform or present and addres~. the Railway Police Circle Inspector should obain the help o the local Police for the necessary bandobust. (g) All ranks will wear Ceremonial Dress but without words and spurs. Sub-inspectors and Reserve Sub-Inspectors will carry loaded rev olvei s. Head Contables and Constables wil1 earry short latnies. The Train Guard will not wear boot l~etween21.00 hours and 06.00 hours. (h) The Railway Police Sub-Inspector will travel iu his jurisidiction in the same train as the high personage and the Superintendent, Railway Police, will ~travel in tne same trail if specially ordered. (i) When tac high personage travels in a compartment attached to a mail or passenger train, the same arrage- meats sould be made as for the special train, but care should 420 be taken to see thit t~ietravellin3 public have free access the trains only the portion of tne platform opposite to the com- partment in which the high personage is travelling is kept clear. The travelling public should be kept to the further side of the platform in the vicinity of the compartment. (J) ii i\timst.rs oother State visiting the State of Tamil Nadu 4o nOt bring their own armed orderlies for their protection or if they express their desire to have a Guard from this State Police, a Special Branch Officer or Officers will be sent as body guard, or to carry out other ~pecia1 Branch work. (k) If the Superintendent of Police, Special Branch, thinkg it necessary, a Special Branch Officer or Officers may be sent as body guards to the high person age or to carry out other Special Branch work. Ngrs.—Police bandobust for Deputy Ministers should be similar to that for Union Ministers but the arrangements need uct be so elaborate as in the case of Union Ministers. As regards security arrangements Deputy Ministers shouk. be treated on a par with Union Ministers. No Police Guards however should ordinarily accompany the Deputy Ministers of the Government of India when they travel by train or road. Should however, local conditions require special precautions to be taken be thesc~~ould arranged as considered necessary. (15) Police arrangements at air fields of arrival and departure for the visits ofMinisters of the Central and other State Governments in the indian Union.— (a) The Ministers of the Government of India, while travelling by air, are afforded protection, in flight and at intermediate air- fields by the gun menprovided by the Delhi Administration. They however, require police protection at air fields of arrival and departure. On receipt of intimation regarding the arrival at or departure from a particular air-field, the local police concerned will arrange to keep the air-field and the entrance to it clear of al~ unauthorisod persons, care being taken not to cau so any inconvcnjeaic0 to bona-~4sau pusengers. 4~ (b) Police bandobust to keep the landing ground clear of any object or obstruction likely to hinder landing must also be made. (c) The Police Guard should prevent any unauthorised person from having access to the aircraft. (d) On all occasionsthe air-craft should be thoroughly searched by the Police in the presence of the Pilot of the air-craft just be fore ths Minister emplanes. From the time of the search until the Ministers departure, the Police must ensure that no unauthorised person had accessto it. Similar protection should be afforded to the Ministers of other State Governments in the Indian Union at air-fields of arrival and departure, during their official visits to this State. 476. When high personage halt outside railway promises or tour otherwise than by rail, the Commissioner of Police, Madras, or the Superintendent of Police concerned will provide such Police Guards and protection as the circumstances warrant. The arrangements made shall be as unobstructive as possible, the criterion being protection and not formal display. 477. Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers of the Union Government and Ministers of other States in the Indian Union—.Official visits to this State C’ourtesies.— (1) ‘When a Minister, Minister of State, or Deputy Minister of the Union Government or a Minister of another State arrivess in Madras, either the Collector of Madras, or the Commissioner of Police, Madras, or other officer deputed in this behalf will meet him at the station of arrival. If the Minister, Minister of State or Deputy Minister of the Union Governmentor the Minister of another State aniveS by air, theCollectorofChingleput, or the Superintendent ofPolice, Chingleput Eastorotherofficerdeputed in thebehaif will meet him at the airport on arrival. (2) When the Minister of State, or Deputy Minister ofthe Union Government or a Minister of another State visits the headquarters of a District, or any other place in that District, the Collector, if he is present at the place shoulc~meet him on arrival and when the Collector a not prsent, the senior most Revenue Officer of the District present at the place should meet him. .4~i (3) When a Minister, Minister cf State, or Deputy Minister of the Union Government or a Minister of another State visits a place to attend a State fu notion as a representative of the Union Government or the State Government, as the case may be, the Collector of the District should receive him at the Station of arrival. If the Minister, Minister ofState, or Deputy Minister ofthe Union Government or the Minister of another State arrives by air, the Collector cf the District iii which the airport is situated will also meet him at the airport on arrival. 478. Visits of top-ranking very Important Person ages in this State.— (1) When top ranking Very Important Personages of India (herein- after called Very Important Person ages) visits this State, bandobu st as detailed in the Blue Books issued by the Government ofIndia should be laid on. (2) Escorts of High Personages will be relieved by the respective Railway Police Escorts at the centres specified below :—. No. 304 Home, 2nd February 1959. ~G. 0. M~. Remarks. Line. Centre for Trains. relief. (1) (2) (3) (4) (a) Madras— Vijayawada By all trains Iii the case of Calcutta. trains going north-wards Maeras— from Madras, Delhi. the Tiruchirap- palli Railway Police will pro- ced opto Vijaya ada where the kndlira Pradesli Railway Police 432 will relieve them and in respect of journeys in the opposite direction to wards Madras, the Tiruchirap- paffi Railway Police will relieve the Andhra Pradesh at Vijayawada and be incharge of the High Personages up to Madras..~ ~b)Madras— Rengiunta By all trains Tiruchirappalli Raichur. from Madras Railway Police Katpacli— and Katpadi. will proceed Gudur. upto Renigunta (c) Ra1cbur~— Arkonam. By all trains. Andhra Pradesh Msdtas. Railway Police will proceed up to Arkonam for journeys up to Madras ~)Gudu~ Katpndl By all trains For all journeys ~i. towards South. Andhra Padesh Railway Police will proceed upto Katpadi. 4~3 (1) (2) (3) (41~ (e) Banglaore—.— Jolarpet Do. Tiruchirappalli Madras. Railway Police will relieve Bangalore— Karnataka Salem. Railway Police at Jo larpet. if however the High persofl~ge detrains at any Station in Ancihra Praclesh limits lying between Kar- nataka and Tamil Nadu boundaries the Karnataka or Tiruchirappalli~ Railway Police should escort upto the Station of detraining according as he travels from Bangalore or Madras. The same principal should be adopted if he entrain at any such Station. J ..._230-3.—-28 434 (1) (2) (3) (4) (j) Virudhunagar Shencottah All Trains Tiruchirappalhi —Quilon Railway Police (Main line) will take charge via., Maniachi from and relieve and Tirunelvei Kerala State Junction. escorts, coming through main lint.- (g) Virudhu- Shencottah All Trains iruchirapparne nagar—Quilon Railway Police (Chord line) will take charge via., Tenkasi and relieve (Chord line) Kerala State escorts coming through chord line. (h) Madras to Olavakkot All Trains] Kerala State Cochin Railway Police Harbour will relieve Terminus and Tirucliirappalli Mangalore. Railway Pohce at Olavakkot~ (I) To Madras podanur. For all trains Tiruchirapoalli from Podanur Railway~Pohce Cochin wir relieve Harbour Kerala State Terminus and Railway Police Mangalore. at Poaanut. (3) Security arrangements for the wife of the Governor of i amil \radu... (a) Within Madras City limiis.—At residence.—No separate provision is necessary since the Raj Bhavan is already protected. 2nd .0. Ms. No. 1275 Bosne~ May 1959 (C. No. 1012!HB1/S8.) 435 (b) 41 private and public functions.— Whenever the wife of the Governor of Tamil Nadu attends any private or public function within Madras City limits and he is not accompanied by the Governor of Tamil Nadu, the Commissioner of Police, Madras, should detail one Sub-Inspector in plain clothe (with revolver) to perform security duty on such occasions. (c) Every o~lIcial armed with a revolver shall have fired that revolvers on the Range atleast once in the last six months so that he is familier with the usages and his aim is good. (d) Journey by road.— During journeys in the City when the wife of the Governor of Tamil Nadu travels unaccompanied by the Governor, the Commi-. ssioner of Police, should provide one plain clothe Sub-Inspector (with revolver), to travel in the same car. (e) Train journey inside Tamil Nadu.— (i) During train journeys, the Superintendent, Railway Police Tiruchirappalli, should detail one Head Constable and one Polic~ Constable in plain clothed from the Railway Police (the Head Constable to be arme ~ with a Revolver and to be drawn from the Railway Police District SpecialfBranch) as escort for the wife of the Governor. (ii) The Deputy Inspector-General of Police (Intelligence), C.I.D., Madras should (lepute one plain clothed Head Constable (with Revolver) for security duty. (iii) The plain clothed escort deputed by the Superinten. dent, Railway Police, Tiruchirappalli should search the Railway compartment before the commencement of the journey and should satisfy themselves that every thing is in order. During halt at Station, either side of the compartment should be protected and ingress of unauthorised persons into the compartment prevented. F—230-3--28A 4~6 (iv) Halts at places in the Districts.— The Superintendent of Police of the Distiet concerned, should provide two Head Constab~es or Police Constables in uniform for Guard duties at the places of halt of the wife of the Governor. The plain clothed Head Constable (with Revolver) deputed by the Deputy Inspector-General of Police (intelligence), C.l.D., Madras, should perfosm security duties at the places of halt. (f) Air journeys.— No security arrangements need be made on such occassions except intimating the State Criminal Investigation Department and the State Government concerned of her prop~sed arrival, arid rqucsting adequate security arrangements to be made at the other end. (g) Journeys outside the State of Tamii Nadu.— Whenever the wife of the Governor proposes to visit or pass through another State, the Comptroller, Governor’s Hoit sehold should send intimation i.e., copies of tour programme along with any other ~onnectcd details to the State Government concerned well in advance. The Comprtoller should also send an ilitirnation to the Deputy Inspe;tor-Gcneral of Police (Intelligence), C.I.D., Madras so that he can inform the Criminal Investigation Department of the State concerned as regards se~Ltrity arrange- met-us. (4) Security arrangements for the wifi’ of the Governor of another State visiting Tamil Nadu State.— (a) The secuity arrangements for the wife of the Governor ol a~io~her State visiting Taal Nadii State will be the same as for the wife of the Governor of Tamil Nadu. 437 E (1~) n case of the wife of the Governor of another Stati stays in places other than the Raj Bhavan. Guindy, or Ootaca- mund, the Commissioner of Police, Ma~ras,or the Superintendent of Police concerned should provide two Head Constables or tw0 ?ollce Constables in uniform for Guard duties at the places of halt. The Commissioner of Police, Mariras, or tie Deputy Tnspec- tor-General of Police (Intelligence~, C.T.D., as the case may i~e, should also depute one plain clothed Head Constable (with a Revol- ver) for security duty at the places of halt. (5) (a) In view of the importance attached to the duties con— necte~lwith the visits of Very Important Personages, such as the President and the Prime Minister of India or any foreign digniary who is accorded the same scale of security as the Presidentprjrne Minister of India. it is very necessary that a new item of trainin~ for armed and unarmed Police be intro !uced regularly with the object of teaching Police Officers of all ranks how to carry out correctly the various tasks connectel with such visit:. (b) Generally speaking, training may be imparted by way if lectures, by practice on parade grounds, by working or~t schemes on sand models, by mock exercises in streets, where pract~- cable ant by takin~ advantage of actual occassions on which crowd control is carried out. The provisions of the current Blue Books relating to the President’s and the Prime Minister’s sc~urjt~- should he preperly mastered and men under training should he ma~e thoroughly conversant with the Rules. Before each visit, rehear- sals may be held and these may be utilise l to train the personnel who have not had sufficient knowledge of their duties. Tue Super- intendents of Police may use their initiative in designing the tm- fling Course to suit local conditions. The Officers of the Police Force employe~ on the occassions of the visits of Very Important Personages will be required to perform duties of varied naturç. These duties can generally be divided under the following sub.. heads~ 438 (i) Duties for ensuring th~ personal ca/ tj of t/a V ry Inipor- twit Personage when he is stionery, i.e., either at his residence or attending a function other than ~ public meeting.— (a) The Very Important Personage may he residing temporarily either in the Raj Bliavan, Circuit House or in a private building. The degree of security would vary with the place of his residence. The uniformed police men on duty at the place of residence should be trained in the correct method of giving comrdirnents. They should also be trained not to make unnecessary noise like banging of fire arms on the ground or with their han s. The plain clothed staff should be trained to be as unobstrisive as possible and to afface themselves at all times, yet be on the spat when required.. They should be so trained in behaviour that none and least of all the Very Important Personage, spots them atonce as Police men. (b) The training and instruction imparted (r~ the men posted for duty at the place of residence should also be imparted to the men posted at the places of function, other than public meetings. (ii) Duties connected with the Very Important Personages’ per- sonal safety while he is on the move, either by air, by rail or by road.— (a~Buy Air.— The Rules for guarding the plane are laid down in the Blue Books. Details of these Rules should be explained to all officers who are likely to perform this task so that they are thoroughly conversant with what they have to do. The same wo: id apply to the Rule regarding search of the small cards with the relevant rules printed therein should he issued. (b) By rail.— The Train Arme~Guards should he trained to make a thorough and systematic search of the train or coach. The Baggage Guard 8hould be properly briefed an’1 trained to see that the baggage is orreetly taken charge of and delivered in time. 439 (c) Rules have been laid down regarding the guarding of bridges, culverts and railway track proper training should be given in the positioning of men for such duties and in the tasks expected of them. (d) Byroad.— The Pilot Car Personnel should,be trained to know the distance at which they are to keep from the Very Important Personage’s car under different circumstances. They should also be trained to master the directions given regarding speeds to be observed along the route. The officer in-charge of the Pilot car should be trained to keep in constant touch with the Escort Car. (e) The Motor Cycle Out Riders should be so trained that they become most proficient in Motor cycle riding skifls. They should know how to keep their exact position vis-a-vis the car of the Very Important Personage, (J~ The men of the Escort Car should have their duties properly explained to them. These duties are laid down in the Blue Book. (g) The driver of the Car used by the Very Important Per- sonage should be properly trained in good and safe driving it should be remembered, in this connection, that every driver is not a good driver and that a skilful driver is not necessarily a gooi driver. (~controIl1~j.~the crowd lining the streets during tne passage- of the Very important Personage.— Sector officers should be trained to keep their wits about them and to use their initiative in increasing the number of men in their Sector where the crowd pressure is great and in decreasing the number in places where the small strength of the crowd makes the employment of a large number of Policemen ridiculous. The officers and men on route lining duty should also be trained ot keeP their ~vCsopen for any tendency on the part of the crow~$ 440 rn run behind the Very Important Personage’s vehicle either on the road immediately behind the vehicle or on the sides of the road parallel to the vehicle. The officers and men could be trained in the various items of training under this head by way of lectures and demonstrations, together with an exercise on a skeleton basis which provides for crowds, cross-roads, vehicles, etc. The training could also be given with the help of sand models. (7) Control of Traffic.-’--- Traffic Officers should be trained to realise control of traffic should continue as efficiently as possible after the passage of the Very Imporatant Personage’s motor car till congestion is minimised anl regular flow of traffic is restored. The strict control that was maintained prior to or during the passage of the Very Im- portant Personage’s motor car should continue for some time till normalcy is restored. (8) Arrangements at Public Meetings.— (a) A Very Important Personage’s visit is generally associated with a t~1hlicmeeting. Generally speaking in District towns where s ich meetings are likely to he held, there are one ~r two grounds which are used for the purpose. Sand mode’s of the particular ground should be kept. With the help of these sand models which should be of fairly big size (about 180 ems, by 120 c.ms at least) it will be easy to demonstrate in a clear manner at the Briefing Session what is anticipated of every man on these occassions. (b) The Policemen on duty at the meeting place shotil’J he trianded to be ‘all eyes and ears’ for what is going on around them and not to be enthralled by the sp~ech or actions of the Very Important Persona&eS. (c) The men an4 officers in nuilorm withm the mee~iug place should be trained to assert their authority from ihe very beginning an I keep the crowd under control before the rneetin~ 441 starts s~that, as soon as the Very Important Personage arrives these uniformed men will he able to sit down and not obstrtact the crowd in any manner. Tney should also be trained to be extremely vigilant and active when. the meeting is over so t~at the crowds cave th~meeting place in the same manner iii which they entered and to see that all arrangements are not thrown to the winds once the Very Important Personage and some of the important Persons have left the meeting place. (d) It will be a good practice ii a rough diagram of the meeting place is drawn up on the parade ground at each District Headquarters and exercises carried out under fairly realistic cond~ tions, giving the officers and men actual training in the matter of directing crowds into the various sectors, preventing people from jumping over sitting in fences, rushing through barricades~ etc. 479. Railway strike.— (1) (a) The Railway Police are primarily responsible for the maintenance of order during a strike, but will have the co-operation of the District Police for that purpose. To this end a strike scheme should he prepared in each district to provide for the reinforcement of the Railway Police, the prevention of crime, the protection of railway servants against interference in the discharge of their duties, the safeguarding of the permanent way and the investigation of such offences as may arise. Such a scheme will provide for— G.O. 189, Pub. Pol.) the March 1951. (i~t~eestablishment along the open line of Police posts to ensure patrolling for inielligellce purposes by Police and Village talayaries ti~)the protection of railway property and the provision of guards at important and strategic centres; (iii) the posting at strategic centres of’ mobile forces with light engines; 442 (ivy the protection of railway servants ; and (v~the reinforcement of the local Police investigation staff ~so that they may deal with all cases arising out of the strike ex- cept those cases considered by the Deputy Inspector-General of Police (Crime Branch), C.I.D., as sufficiently grave to be taken up by the Crime Branch, Criminal Investigation Department. (b) When armed force is required in excess of the above rrangemeitts, tie senior offIcer in local charge of the anti-strike operations should send t~melyreports to the Dir ector-General of Police direct. (2) (a) When a strike is threatened the District Magistrate or the Additfonol District Magistrate, as the case may be, the local Superiri.. tendent and the Director-General should be kept informed, and the Superintendents concerned should take preparatory action by rein. forcing District Police stations along the railway line to peimit the strike scheme being put into force as soon as the strike is declared or appears inevitable. (b) Railway Police circles should be at the same ~tlmcbe mobilized. (3) Each man will be sent out with full kit and must be pre- pared to stay wherever ordered. (4) The railway authorities should be asked to provide pilot engines, patrol trains (wherever necessary) and patrol trolleys. (5) It is not the duty of the Police.—.-(a) t0 interfere with the strikers unless it appears that they are committing or about to commit an offence. (b) to deliver orders from Railway Officers to any of the rail ~ ay staff, whether on strike or not. (6) Any complaint made to a Railway Police Officer m~ st at once be communicated to the nearest Station House Officer. Sta don-House Officers must not be led into taking hasty or illegal action on unconfirmed reports of the possibility of the occuj~rence 0f an 0ffen~O’ 443 (7) (a) The matter of “picketing’ demands careful attention. “Picketing” implies an organised endeavour by men on strike or agitators, to induce workers to “down tolls” by means of parties of men posted at inportant working centres, such as work- shops gates. (b) “Picketing” does not constitute an offence of the per- suation used is of on ordinary and peaceful nature and does not involve coercion, intimidation, restraint hostile demonstration, a obstructi~ to the public or any offence under the ordinary law or danger to the public peace. If, however, any person wilfully impedes or resi’ticts any railway servant in the discharge of his dt~t~’”he commits an offence under section 121 of the Indian Railway Act, 1890, which is cognizable by the Police. (8) The Pol’ce have no power to order a peaceful picketer or any other person to leave railway premises unless he has committed an offence under Section 121 or under some other cognizable section of the Indian Railways Act, 1890. Any person refusing to leave railway premises after being ordered to do so by a competent Rail- way Officer commits an offence under Section 121 of the Indian Railways Act, 1890. (9) The Police have at all times the power to interfere to pre- vent the commission of any offence or a breach of the peace. if any such occurrence is apprehended at any Railway Police Sta- tion which is not adequately manned,~ immediately information should be sent to the nearest local Police Station and assistance requested. 480. Drill and Instructions.— (1) Hours for drill and instruction arranged according to trains, should be detailed in a form prepared by the Inspector and hung up in each Police Station. (2) Platform constables at out-stations shoild he relieved for three days each month and called into the Railway Police Statjç,n for drill and instruction. 444 (3) Constables employed on platform duty at outstations should be changed periodically at the Siperintendent’s discretion. 481. Custody of Arms.—. The arms will be kept in the station secured to an arms rack by means of a chain fastened with a lock and 1)0 in-charge of the Sub-Inspector or other officer-in-charge of the station in his absence. Station centries will keep the key and he recponsible for the arms in succession. The ammunition will be kept in a locked ammunition box, the key of which will be kept by the station sentry. The Sub-Inspector or the officer in-charge of the Station in his absence, will be repsonsible for its correctness aid this officer will issue the requisite number of rounds whenever necessity arises 482. Usc of arms.—. The muskets should be used on the occasion prescribed by the Superintendent hut the officer for the time being in-charge of th~ Station may direct them to be used in any e’ner~ency or for a$~ertingprisoners.